Restoration Advisory Board Meeting

The next Longhorn Army Ammunition Plant (now Caddo National Wildlife Refuge) Restoration Advisory Board Meeting is Thursday, October 18, 6:00-7:00 p.m. at the Karnack Community Center in Karnack, TX. The EPA and their contractor, along with the Army Core of Engineers...

Paddlefish Release

August 14, 2018 – 3,000 paddlefish were recently released into Caddo Lake (1,500 at the State Park and 1,500 at the National Wildlife Refuge.) This is the 2nd in a series of 3 releases this month, part of the first official re-stocking of these prehistoric fish....

Adopt a Paddlefish!

27,000-acre Caddo Lake – really a flooded bald cypress forest – has more diverse fish species than any other lake in the state of Texas. Paddlefish – also called Spoonbill catfish or Shovelnose catfish – are native to Big Cypress Bayou, which feeds Caddo Lake. They’ve...

Caddo Lake National Heritage Area

U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA), and U.S. Representatives Louie Gohmert (R-TX), Mike Johnson (R-LA) and John Ratcliffe (R-TX) today introduced legislation to create the Caddo Lake National Heritage Area (S. 2947 and H.R. 5957). The area proposed by the Caddo...

Salvinia Relief (Pictures Included)

The harsh winter this year gave Caddo Lake and it’s surrounding waterways huge relief from Salvinia this spring. There has been an estimated 80% die off of the invasive plant species!  Texas Parks and Wildlife surveyed locations where significant green Salvinia...